Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Research), Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities Deputy Director, International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building Honorary Research Fellow, Jindal Global Law School
Ph.D. (Hamburg, Rotterdam and Bologna – Erasmus Mundus Fellow), LL.M. (Manchester), B.Tech. (Surat, India)
Yugank Goyal received his Ph.D. in Economics and Law from University of Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Bologna as Erasmus Mundus Fellow. He has an LL.M. from University of Manchester and Bachelor of Technology from NIT Surat, India.
He is a founding faculty member of OP Jindal Global University. In addition to helping establish the University, he spearheaded several institution building initiatives, including designing curriculum and academic policies of the University in its formative stage. Between 2009 and 2012, he was the Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (Research & International Collaborations) at Jindal Global Law School. In his capacity as Assistant Dean, he cultivated research architecture of the law school and led its collaboration with world’s leading law schools and think tanks around the world. As a prolific public speaker in charge of University’s outreach programmes, he has also addressed more than three hundred leading schools, colleges and universities in India on importance of law and social science education.
He has taught Economics I and II, Economic Analysis of Law, Institutions, Mathematics and Environment Science. He has been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of his course content and pedagogical innovations he brought in his class.
Prior to joining JGU, he has worked as a Consultant on rural development projects with ICICI Bank’s joint venture with West Bengal state government. He continues to consult governmental and non-governmental organizations on a variety of regulatory projects focusing.
Having studied engineering, economics and law, his work swiftly assumes interdisciplinarity. He has published on matters related to legal institutions, development economics, higher education and intellectual property. He has traveled widely and spoken in international fora on topics of his interest.
He has also served as Faculty at Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy and Vedica Scholars Programme for Women in New Delhi.
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